It remains to be seen whether the increase in probate fees proposed by the Government earlier this year will be resurrected by the new administration, writes Aviva's Mark Cracknell.
This is the fifth and final in a series of pieces highlighting Pacific Life Re's key findings from consumer research on consumers' perceptions of protection claims management.
Point of care health screening made affordable to all could represent the ultimate targeted wellbeing initiative says Health Shield Wellbeing's Carl Laidler.
Richard Walsh analyses what the political party manifestos set out for social care, welfare reform, health and insurance ahead of the General Election.
This is the fourth in a series of features highlighting Pacific Life Re's key findings from research on consumers' perceptions of protection claims management.
F&TRC discusses how artificial intelligence platform Abaka and how such technology will revolutionise savings and protection.
This is the third in a series of features highlighting key findings from Pacific Life Re's consumer research on consumers' perceptions of protection claims management.
Peter Le Beau gives Fiona Murphy the definitive interview about his retirement plans, a career spanning five decades in the protection industry and his views on the evolution of financial services.
How can workplaces improve support for bereaved employees? Red Arc discusses what employers need to know.
Richard Walsh discusses what Brexit legislation might look like and how the insurance industry will need to keep a close eye on how EU Law is converted into UK Law.
COVER readers have come out in force to thank Peter Le Beau for his enormous contribution to the protection industry. Fiona Murphy rounds up views.
Punter Southall Health and Protection discusses how workplace wellbeing is gathering steam.
Pacific Life Re shares the results of its recent claims survey with COVER magazine in the first of a series.
Fiona Murphy asks Debbie Kennedy, group head of protection strategy at Royal London, ten rapid fire questions on the launch of Diabetes Life Cover.
Roundtable part one: How worried should insurers be about digital disruption amid the legacy systems challenge?
COVER magazine recently hosted a roundtable on digital disruption with Atos - here is part one.
COVER recently hosted a challenging roundtable sponsored by Atos called 'Handling insurance industry disruptors: strategies to win and engaging millennials'.
Health cash plans have become the second most popular employee benefit according to the 2017 Willis Towers Watson Employee Benefits and Wellbeing Index. Fiona Murphy looks at why this is the case compared to its sister PMI market.
New disruptive insurer Lemonade says it can pay claims in just 3 seconds. Kevin Carr takes a closer look at whether this approach could work in the UK protection market.
Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced a further £2bn for social care funding as well as a Green Paper on social care. Fiona Murphy rounds up post-budget views from financial services.
Ensuring value for money in the world of employee benefits is inherently important to employers, and will become increasingly so now the government has changed its approach on salary sacrifice. Making the most of the benefits already in place is going...
The government is set to introduce a tiered structure for probate fees as high as £20k based on the value of the deceased's estate and is investigating whether life insurance policies in trust should be bought forward to pay fees.
LV= discusses how it would like to see financial resilience top of the agenda for the new Single Financial Guidance Body (SFGB).
There has never been a more exciting time in the evolution of Workplace Savings and Benefit platforms writes F&TRC's Jason Green.
Pacific Life Re has conducted on-going research into consumer attitudes towards purchasing life insurance. Here is a snapshot, in the final of a series of articles for COVER, of what the research uncovered.